Consultation outcome

Digital forensics method validation: draft guidance

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Detail of outcome

All responses to the consultation were taken into account when redrafting these documents.

A second consultation on the redrafted guidance is open until 5 February 2016.

Original consultation


The Forensic Science Regulator is seeking comments on the draft guidance on digital forensics method validation.

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Consultation description

This draft guidance was commissioned following a competitive tendering process. It is issued to allow comments from interested parties. All comments will be given consideration prior to final publication.

Comments should be sent on the feedback form provided to and should be submitted by 31 October 2014.


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Published 18 September 2014
Last updated 14 December 2015 + show all updates
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